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Cod and chickpea traybake

Enjoy this simple yet delicious cod and chickpea traybake. Shared by Sam Josephs in her 'Easy Overcoming MS and family-friendly foods' webinar in 2022.

Time 40
Skill Level Easy

Ingredients List

Serves 4
  • 2 garlic cloves finely sliced
  • 1 red chilli finely sliced, or ½ tsp dried chilli flakes (optional)
  • 300 g cherry tomatoes or plum tomatoes, halved
  • 400 g chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1-2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 4 cod fillet portions (about 125g – 150g each)
  • Small bunch flat leaf parsley chopped
  • lemon cut into wedges to serve


  1. Heat the oven to 180C.
  2. Put the garlic, chilli (if using), tomatoes and chickpeas in a snug fitting baking tray and add the olive oil and paprika.
  3. Toss all together then roast for 10 minutes.
  4. Remove from the oven and sit the cod on top, season, then put back in the oven for another 20mins until the cod is cooked through and flakes easily.
  5. Scatter with parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

Delicious with a bright green salad and some brown basmati rice cooked with saffron.